Jeremy Bray discusses Wyndham & Greensboro

Jeremy Bray discusses Wyndham & Greensboro

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“The positive exposure of the event has the potential to boost Greensboro’s economy,” Jeremy Bray of the UNCG Bryan School of Business & Economics states in regards to how the 75th Wyndham Championship and the Golf Channel can reflect on the Triad.

 

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NC Now episode featuring UNCG/Wine Industry

NC Now episode featuring UNCG/Wine Industry

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UNC-TV’s North Carolina Now recently aired a feature on the partnership between the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics and the North Carolina wine and grape industry on August 7. The segment featured Dr. Erick Byrd, an associate professor of sustainable tourism and hospitality, and Sam Troy, the Bryan School’s executive in residence for international education.

The Bryan School has partnered with the state’s wine and grape industry since 2007, providing business intelligence and research that boosts the sector’s economic potential. Troy has played a leadership role in a number of those projects, and Byrd was one of the lead authors of a 2012 study, which found that excellent customer service is key to the growth of the industry.

UNCG economics faculty research earns high ranking

UNCG’s Department of Economics, housed in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been ranked as one of the nation’s best for faculty-published economic research.

The department is ranked No. 7 in the nation for research on innovation, securing the top spot among economics departments at public universities. The department ranked No. 6 in the research field of program evaluation (third among public universities) and No. 7 in the nation for research on entrepreneurship.

 

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Alejandro Moreno – From UNCG to ESPN

At UNCG, Alejandro Moreno was a star student-athlete. Now at ESPN, he is a star analyst – one of the network’s most recognizable faces for World Cup coverage.

Moreno is calling matches and providing analysis in the studio. Moreno was a four-time First Team All-Region selection and a four-time All-Conference recipient. He led the Spartans in goals all four years of his career, 1998-2001. In his 11-year professional career, he played for three Major League Soccer champion teams.

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Consumer, Apparel & Retail Studies earns top ranking

Consumer, Apparel & Retail Studies earns top ranking

CARS earns top ranking

Bryan School of Business & Economics department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) has been ranked as the 13th best fashion program in the nation by the website Fashion-Schools.org, a jump of 10 spots from the 2013 placement.

The CARS program ranked as the third best program in the South, up two spots from last year, and received the website’s best ranking among programs in the state of North Carolina.

 

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2014 Bryan Golf Tournament Registration

2014 Bryan Golf Tournament Registration

2014 Bryan Alumni Tournament

It’s that time of year again!

The UNCG Bryan School Alumni Association is hosting its 21st annual golf tournament this fall. All proceeds from the tournament will be used to support the Bryan School Alumni Scholarship.

Please consider partnering with us through a corporate or personal sponsorship or prize donation.

View the 2014 Bryan Golf Tournament flyer

Register today! – Complete the form

 

 

Brown honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Brown honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

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For 45 years, Dr. Lew Brown has served the citizens of North Carolina. As he retired from UNCG, the state offered its thanks by honoring Brown with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award, the state’s highest civilian award.

Dr. Brown has brought innovative methods into the classroom to better serve his students. He is a pioneer in experience-based education, and his model of using hands-on consulting projects to help students learn the complexities of marketing is being incorporated throughout the Bryan School’s curriculum. Not only are these projects valuable to the students, but they also provide tangible benefits to participating companies and serve as a valuable resource to our region’s economic vitality. – Dr. McRae C. Banks, dean of the Bryan School, who nominated Brown for the honor.

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Bryan School adds online programs in business analytics

Bryan School adds online programs in business analytics

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The UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics is launching a new curriculum in business analytics this fall, designed to help professionals advance their understanding of analytics and its application in the business environment.

Co-sponsored by SAS, the Bryan School will offer two courses of study: an online graduate certificate in business analytics and a concentration in business analytics as part of the online master of science in information technology and management (MSITM) degree. The curriculum will offer students in-depth knowledge and skills that will prepare them for the challenge of developing and managing an information system within an organization.

 

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David S. Jolley Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Dean Mac Banks presented the Bryan School’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award to David Styles Jolley, MA Economics ’76.  One of the first graduates of the MA in Economics program, David has led a distinctive career in the financial services industry, as well as a life of community service and philanthropy.

 

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UNCG professor and chair Gwendolyn O’Neal receives alumni honor

UNCG professor and chair Gwendolyn O’Neal receives alumni honor

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The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University has presented Gwendolyn S. O’Neal, of Greensboro, N.C., with the 2014 Alumni Award of Distinction.

Gwendolyn O'NealO’Neal is professor and chair of the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She received a PhD in textiles and clothing from Ohio State in 1977. O’Neal will be retiring from UNCG this year.

The Award of Distinction is presented to alumni who made a difference in the lives of others through outstanding professional, personal or community contributions.

A nominator wrote, “She has never been afraid to move the discipline forward, such as addressing the gap in our knowledge of dress and aesthetics among African-Americans, as well as being among the first to employ interpretive research methods.”

At a time when women of color faced resistance, O’Neal built a brilliant academic career. She was the first African American to be tenured in human ecology at Ohio State and the first to head a department at Kansas State University.

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